Hidden Insight

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1920s & '30s

Renney Senn

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Brilliant attorney and sleuth Anna Tilner discovers a machine of vast human suffering created by one of the nation’s most powerful and disturbed men in 1938 Alabama and must rely on the extraordinary gifts of an unlikely partner, Eva Hauser, a twenty-two-year-old black woman, always considered to be feebleminded, to prevail in a horrific confrontation with evil.


Adventure, Detective, Crime, Drama, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, Action,

Short Summary

In 1938, the extraordinary perceptual powers of Eva Hauser, a young, black Alabama woman always thought to be feebleminded, uncover a powerful and disturbed man’s secret that long ago drove him to create a vast machine of unthinkable malevolence.

After decades of nightmarish disappearances of Alabama black people, the arch villain’s secret obsession, his senior henchman, and the chilling operation’s elaborate machinery are exposed and destroyed by two unlikely female partners, a brilliant white legal sleuth and an inexplicable black prodigy.


Tuskegee and Montgomery, Alabama

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Twist,Historical Setting

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Anna Tilner

Age: 46

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Complex, Leader, Skillful, Confident, Charming, Engaging, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Empathetic, Adventurous, Beautiful, Decisive, Heroic, Perseverance, Outspoken, Educated, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Eva Hauser

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Complex, Empathetic, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Uneducated

Additional Character Details

Name: Gaylord Thrusher

Age: 69

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Crazy, Criminal, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Villainous, Unapologetic, Aggressive, Greedy, Leader, Narcissistic, Secretive, Decisive

Additional Character Details

Name: Fess Tilner

Age: 69

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Strong Moral Code, Educated, Empathetic, Engaging, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Patriotic, Skillful, Sophisticated, Decisive, Faithful, Honorable, Leader

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2019

Hard Copy Available



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